Today, MESERB has 48 joint powers board members who together represent more than 540,000 Minnesotans and over 140 million gallons of wastewater treatment capacity. Put another way, this is 140 million gallons of raw sewage that would pollute our state’s rivers and lakes if not for the dedicated efforts of MESERB’s members. Our members are:
Established in 1997 under Minnesota Statutes section 471.59, the Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB) is a municipal joint powers organization dedicated to the research, study and analysis of water quality issues that are important to Greater Minnesota communities. Our members share a common goal of keeping Minnesota’s waters clean, while working to ensure that environmental regulations are based on science that is transparent (in which results and methods are openly shared) and independently reviewed, and that the implementation of those standards results in meaningful benefits to water quality.